Posts tagged: "strip quilting"

  1. How to use a quilting ruler without slip-sliding away

    Posted by on April 15, 2016

    When it comes to precise piecing, which do you think is more important: accurate cutting or accurate sewing? If you said cutting OR sewing, you’re close . . . but for seams that butt, points that match, and blocks that turn out to be the size they’re supposed to be, accurate cutting AND sewing are […]


  2. Jelly Roll race quilt – with a spin (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 24, 2016

    Got Jelly Rolls or other fabric strips? How about a sizeable stash? Do you have fabrics you simply don’t care for anymore? What would you say if you could sew those fabrics into a beautiful quilt top in just a couple of hours? We know what you’d say: sign me up! Designer Theresa Ward has […]


  3. Log Cabin block ❤ + 16 giveaways!

    Posted by on February 10, 2016

    Today’s a day for Log Cabin LOVE! The Log Cabin block is SO easy to adore. If you’ve ever made one, you know why. They’re easy. They’re fun. And Log Cabin quilt-pattern variations are practically endless—there are SO many amazing ways to make them your own. That’s why we think any quilter with a Log […]


  4. How to make a strip quilt: 16 striking ways (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 27, 2016

    Got Jelly Rolls? Stash strips? Skinny scraps? It’s easy to unite them—all you need is the right quilt pattern. Or the right 16 quilt patterns! If you follow quilter Kate Henderson at her Two Little Banshees blog, you know she’s a lively Australian mother of four who loves to design quilts—and she’s quite a seamstress […]


  5. New quilt books! Spring sewing, cabin loving, speedy slicing (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on January 19, 2016

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Get a peek at new Martingale quilt books on their way to your local shop in February. Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get the skinny about new books first—plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. Which February book is your favorite? Enter to win it at the bottom […]


  6. Wish List Day! New quilt books: strips, snow, and Jo (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on January 6, 2016

    Welcome to Wish List Day! It’s our monthly peek at new quilt books from Martingale, on their way to your local shop. New inspiration for the New Year begins . . . now! Enter to win your favorite January book at the bottom of this post. Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get a […]


  7. Kathy Brown, queen of ease (+ sale on 4 books)

    Posted by on December 21, 2015

    As you settle into a long holiday of joyful stitching, treat yourself to a bevy of enjoyable and easy patterns by bestselling author Kathy Brown. If you’ve never stitched a Kathy Brown quilt, you’re about to make a fun fabric-filled discovery! Kathy’s simple and quick quilt patterns are designed for instant stitching gratification and are […]


  8. Classic, cozy, comforting quilts – the “Sloppy” way! (sale)

    Posted by on November 9, 2015

    Classic, cozy, comforting quilts. Quilts you can wrap around your shoulders at sundown, nestle under as you nap, offer to loved ones to warm them inside and out. These are the kind of quilts that five-time bestselling author Evelyn Sloppy loves to design. Evelyn’s books have sold an astounding 185,000 copies, and we think we […]


  9. How to make a strip quilt from scraps: 54 ways (+ tip)

    Posted by on October 19, 2015

    Jelly Rolls, yardage, scraps, you name it—Kim Brackett will help you make a striking strip quilt from it! 
From Scrap-Basket Sensations Kim’s one-of-a-kind approach to strip quilting has turned all of her books into best-sellers. It’s easy to understand why. Quilters love her triangle-free piecing techniques—they make sewing so easy. And her scrap-happy color choices […]


  10. 4 smart tips for quilting with strips (+ sale!)

    Posted by on July 27, 2015

    No matter what style of quilter you are or how long you’ve been quilting, chances are you’ve cut a strip or two of fabric in your quilting life. (And yes, my tongue is firmly in cheek!) Strips are the very first cut you make from your fabric—unless you buy them already precut, that is! Whether […]